The agreement calls for turning the campus into a 100% wifi zone
Jamia Milia Islamia and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement calls for turning the university campus into a wifi zone. Towards this MHRD has sanctioned a sum of Rs 8.75 crore for the university. MHRD has also brought onboard the National Informatics Centre Services Inc. (NICSI) for the project. NICSI will work towards the improvement of the wifi facilities on the campus and will receive a fee of 5% for the project.
A statement releases by the University stated, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Talat Ahmad has signed a MoU with the MHRD, Government of India, University Grants Commission, and National Informatics Centre Services Inc. (NICSI) for up gradation of Wi-Fi facilities on the university campus. The MHRD sanctioned Rs.8.75 crores for making the campus completely Wi-Fi".
"With this move, the reach of Wi-Fi on JMI campus will be scaled-up from existing 40 per cent to almost 100 per cent. Moreover, it will enable high speed wireless access to internet and intranet resources to Jamia faculty, research scholars, students, staff, official visitors and university guests on any-where-any-time basis across the administrative and academic zones on campus," it read.